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LE­GAL METROL­OGY (PACK­AGED COMMODITIES) RULES 2011:

A Meet­ing was con­vened un­der the Chair­per­son­ship of Smt Mad­hu­lika P Sukul, Addl Sec­re­tary, Dept of Con­sumer Af­fairs, Min­istry of Con­sumer Af­fairs, Food & Pub­lic Dis­tri­bu­tion, Govt of In­dia, New Delhi, on Novem­ber 23, 2016, wherein it was de­cided that the As­so­ci­a­tion would Sub­mit a ‘Stan­dard­ised Mea­sure­ment Chart’ for all Prod­uct Seg­ments (Sizes ‘S’,‘M’, ‘L’, ‘XL’, etc. / ‘32’ ‘36’, etc. / 1-2 Years, 2-3 Years, 3-4 Years, etc.) stat­ing the Equiv­a­lent Size in Cen­time­tres. Sub­se­quently, a Note on ‘Stan­dard La­belling Re­quire­ments for the Do­mes­tic Gar­ment In­dus­try’ was Sub­mit­ted to the Addl Sec­re­tary as ad­vised by Smt Aditi Das Rout, Trade Ad­vi­sor, Min­istry of Tex­tiles, Govt of In­dia.

SIZE IN­DIA:

A Meet­ing un­der the Chair­per­son­ship of Smt Aditi Das Rout, Trade Ad­vi­sor, Min­istry of Tex­tiles, was held on De­cem­ber 23, 2016, in New Delhi, to dis­cuss the ‘Size In­dia’ Pro­posal Sub­mit­ted by NIFT un­der the Re­search & De­vel­op­ment Scheme to the Min­istry of Tex­tiles. Mr Sid­harth Bin­dra, Mem­ber, Manag­ing Com­mit­tee, from the North­ern Re­gion and Mr Mo­han Sad­hwani, Ex­ec­u­tive Di­rec­tor, at­tended the Meet­ing on be­half of the As­so­ci­a­tion. Ac­cord­ingly, the As­so­ci­a­tion has sent its Ob­ser­va­tions and Sug­ges­tions to the Min­istry for Con­sid­er­a­tion.

VI­BRANT GU­JARAT GLOBAL SUM­MIT 2017:

Mr Rahul Me­hta, Pres­i­dent, CMAI, ac­cepted an In­vi­ta­tion to be a Speaker at the Vi­brant Gu­jarat Global Sum­mit 2017 held on Jan­uary 12, 2017, at Gand­hi­na­gar, Gu­jarat, which was In­au­gu­rated by Shri Naren­dra Modi, Hon’ble Prime Min­is­ter of In­dia.

BEN­GAL GLOBAL BUSI­NESS SUM­MIT 2017:

Mr Rahul Me­hta, Pres­i­dent, CMAI, ac­cepted an In­vi­ta­tion to be a Speaker at Ben­gal Global Busi­ness Sum­mit 2017 held on Jan­uary 21, 2017, at Kolkata.

NORTH EAST IN­VESTORS SUM­MIT 2017:

Mr Rahul Me­hta, Pres­i­dent, CMAI, along with Mr J K Arora, Re­gional Sec­re­tary (North­ern Re­gion ) at­tended the North East In­vestors Sum­mit 2017 Or­gan­ised by the Min­istry of Tex­tiles and Min­istry of De­vel­op­ment of North East­ern Re­gion, Govt of In­dia, on Jan­uary 29-30, 2017, at Shil­long . The As­so­ci­a­tion has signed two MoUs, viz; Su Sneha Tex­tiles, Tripura and Vakiria Com­put­erised Em­broi­dery, Mizoram, to fa­cil­i­tate hand­hold­ing and men­tor­ing by the As­so­ci­a­tion in Tech­ni­cal, De­sign, Pro­duc­tion, Mar­ket­ing of Ap­parel and Gar­ment Mak­ing Cen­tres at Tripura and Mizoram. The As­so­ci­a­tion has pre­pared an Im­ple­ment­ing Plan which has been for­warded to the Min­istry of Tex­tiles. Sub­se­quently the Min­istry of Tex­tiles, un­der the Chair­per­son­ship of Sec­re­tary (Tex­tiles) con­vened a Re­view Meet­ing on Fe­bru­ary 21, 2017. Mr Ankur Ga­dia, Mem­ber, Manag­ing Com­mit­tee, at­tended the said Meet­ing on be­half of the As­so­ci­a­tion.

GOODS AND SER­VICE TAX (GST):

Mr Manu Chat­lani, Mem­ber, Manag­ing Com­mit­tee, along with Mr Son­joj Mo­hanty, Se­nior Ad­vi­sor, Al­bright Stone­bridge Group, met Shri R V Desh­pande, Hon’ble Min­is­ter of In­dus­tries, Govt of Kar­nataka, on Fe­bru­ary 17, 2017, and made a Pre­sen­ta­tion of the As­so­ci­a­tion’s Rep­re­sen­ta­tion on Pro­posed GST and Ben­e­fit of a Uni­form GST Rate for the Gar­ment In­dus­try. A Copy of the said Pre­sen­ta­tion was also handed over to the Hon’ble Min­is­ter of In­dus­tries, Govt of Kar­nataka.

MIN­I­MUM WAGES AND SPE­CIAL AL­LOWANCE PAYABLE TO THE WORK­MEN IN THE READY­MADE GAR­MENT IN­DUS­TRY (01-01-2017 TO 30-06-2017)

This is to in­form all Mem­bers in Ma­ha­rash­tra that the Min­i­mum Wages Payable to the Work­men in the Ready­made Gar­ment In­dus­try in Ma­ha­rash­tra, are as un­der:

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